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Privacy Ticker August 2023

The August issue of our Privacy Ticker deals with changes in Legislation, the current case law , regulatory investigations and enforcement actions and opinions.

Topics in this issue are:

Changes in Legislation

  • Amendment of the Federal Data Protection Act

Case Law

  • Federal Labour Court: Extraordinary Dismissal Due to Insult in WhatsApp Group
  • Higher Labour Court of Baden-Wurttemberg: Inadmissibility of Evidence if Private Use of E-Mail Account is Permitted
  • Leipzig Regional Court: Unlawful Printing of User Photos on Reminders by Dating Portal
  • Berlin Administrative Court: Secret photos of Teachers Justify Written Reprimand
  • Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe: E-Mails in Business Dealings do not have to be Particularly Encrypted

Regulatory Investigations and Anforcement Actions

  • Fines of EUR 215,000 for Processing Sensitive Employee Data


  • Data Protetion Authority of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Considers Tesla Dash Cam and Sentry Mode Inadmissible
  • Short News on Windows 10 and 11, Issued by the Bavarian Data Protection Authority

The Privacy Ticker is available for download in the section below or under this link.


Privacy Ticker_August 2023_ADVANT Beiten.pdf




Andreas_Lober_ADVANT Beiten

Dr Andreas Lober



Susanne_Klein_ADVANT Beiten

Susanne Klein

Rechtsanwältin, LL.M., Licensed Specialist for Information Technology Law, external data protection officer (certified by TÜV Nord)


Lennart_Kriebel_ADVANT Beiten

Lennart Kriebel


Senior Associate

Fabian Eckstein_Experte_ADVANT Beiten

Fabian Eckstein

Rechtsanwalt, LL.M. (Melit.)

Senior Associate

Jason Komninos_Experte_ADVANT Beiten

Jason Komninos

Rechtsanwalt, LL.M., Licensed Specialist for Information Technology Law

Senior Associate

Mathias_Zimmer-Goertz_ADVANT Beiten

Mathias Zimmer-Goertz



Christian Frederik_Döpke_Experte_ADVANT Beiten

Christian Frederik Döpke

Rechtsanwalt, LL.M., LL.M.

Senior Associate

Birgit Münchbach_ADVANT Beiten

Dr Birgit Münchbach

Rechtsanwältin, Licensed Specialist for International Commercial Law, Commercial and Corporate Law and Information Technology Law


Katharina_Mayerbacher_ADVANT Beiten

Katharina Mayerbacher

Rechtsanwältin, Licensed Specialist for Information Technology Law, external data protection officer (certified by TÜV Rheinland)